Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Manager was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Business Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1154 1180
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Manager 26 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.031% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 59
UK median annual salary £66,250 £66,413 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.24% +2.17% -10.34%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £135,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -27.20% +13.64% -18.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Business Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Manager in the UK

Senior Business Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Business Manager.

Salary trend for Senior Business Manager in the UK

Senior Business Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Manager over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Manager in the UK

Senior Business Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 26 £66,250 +1.60% 4
London +36 14 £85,000 +9.68%
UK excluding London +11 12 £45,500 -27.20% 5
North of England +40 8 £40,000 -35.48%
North West +16 8 £40,000 -40.30%
South East +9 3 £72,500 +5.45% 4
West Midlands +24 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Midlands +20 1 £70,000 +27.27%

Senior Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Senior Business Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Business Manager in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Business Development
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) B2B
4 5 (19.23%) GDPR
5 4 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (15.38%) User Experience
5 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
5 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (7.69%) Fintech
7 2 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall

Senior Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.85%) Equities
5 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Development
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) B2B
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) Scala
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CIMA
2 1 (3.85%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) GDPR
2 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.85%) PMO
4 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.85%) Capita
2 1 (3.85%) Charles River
2 1 (3.85%) FactSet
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Sophos
2 1 (3.85%) VMware